Jack Newton
  {C
omposer}

Drama 



Dawn in the Dark
BBC FILMS
Dir. Runyararo Mapfumo

DOLBY 5.1
16 min 20 | 2019





On the eve of her father’s birthday, Dawn and her fun uncle Nate struggle over her bedtime routine. A new dynamic to their relationship is explored as they navigate their way through a family crisis.


FESTIVALS

63rd BFI London Film Festival | Debate Strand (2019)
2019 Aesthetica Short Film Festival (2019)
13th Lichtspielklub Short Film Festival (2019)




MASTERPIECE 
Dir. Runyararo Mapfumo

DOLBY 5.1
7 mins | 2018


A group of young men try to interpret their friend’s art, so they can save face and show support.

BFI Future Film Festival | Best Short Film Award nomination (2018)
VIMEO Staff Pick
BFI Network Pick


FESTIVALS

We Are One: A Global Film Festival, BFI Selection | (2020)
BFI London Film Festival (2017)
London Short Film Festival (2018)
London Comedy Film Festival (2019)
Kerry Film Festival (2018)
Washington West Film Festival (2018)
Exit 6 Film Festival (2018)
Aesthetica Film Festival (2018)
Gig Harbour Film Festival (2018)
Soul Film UK (2018)
For Films Sake Festival (2018)
Twister Alley Film Festival (2018)
Fast Net Film Festival (2018)
WAMM Festival (2018)
BFI Future Film Festival (2018)
UKIFF Film Festival (2018)
Berlin Film Festival, British Shorts (2018)
Shuffle Festival (2017)
Underwire Festival (2017)






GOOD NEWS
Dir. Dee Meaden
Director’s Notes Premiere 2019

DOLBY 5.1
35 mins 50 | 2018


Communal Hymn recorded on location, by the cast in in Upper Swabia, Southern Germany.

A young man in a rural, religious community struggles to understand the teachings in the way that those around him seem to. A newcomer seems to offer him an alternative way to receive the truth.









SENSATIONAL SIMMY
BBC FILMS
Dir. Runyararo Mapfumo

DOLBY 5.1
5 mins 14 | 2019

World Champion Sprinter, Simran Chand aka Sensational Simmy experiences an unexpected challenge as she makes her way home late one night.








Days of Candy
NFTS
Dir. Sigurd Kolster

DOLBY 5.1
14 mins 33 | 2016




The 23rd of October 1929, the day before the Wall Street Crash. In London, England, 16 year old Will Gram is trying to help his family as his father has come to realise that they are facing complete bankruptcy and public humiliation.